Florida Senate - 2019 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 464 Ì2567807Î256780 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Education (Flores) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Delete lines 48 - 86 4 and insert: 5 for inclusion in the plan. In addition, any state university may 6 request immediate termination of a dormitory residence contract 7 based on a violation or multiple violations of rules of the 8 residence hall or other university-held residences. In the event 9 that sufficient housing is not available for all qualified 10 beneficiaries, the board shall refund the purchaser or qualified 11 beneficiary an amount equal to the fees charged for dormitory 12 residence during that semester. If a qualified beneficiary is 13 admitted to the state university and finds housing with a 14 qualified nonprofit organization, as defined in subparagraph 2., 15 that is approved by the state university, the state university 16 may transfer or cause to have transferred to the qualified 17 nonprofit organization the fees associated with dormitory 18 residence. If a qualified beneficiary fails to be admitted to a 19 state university or chooses to attend a Florida College System 20 institution that operates one or more dormitories or residency 21 opportunities, or has one or more dormitories or residency 22 opportunities operated by the Florida College System institution 23 direct-support organization, the qualified beneficiary may 24 transfer or cause to have transferred to the Florida College 25 System institution, or Florida College System institution 26 direct-support organization, the fees associated with dormitory 27 residence. If a qualified beneficiary attends a Florida College 28 System institution and finds housing with a qualified nonprofit 29 organization, as defined in subparagraph 2., that is approved by 30 the Florida College System institution, the Florida College 31 System institution may transfer or cause to have transferred to 32 the qualified nonprofit organization the fees associated with 33 dormitory residence. Dormitory fees transferred to a
theFlorida 34 College System institution, orFlorida College System 35 institution direct-support organization, or qualified nonprofit 36 organization may not exceed the average maximumfees charged for 37 state university dormitory residence for the purposes of this 38 section, or the fees charged for Florida College System 39 institution or Florida College System institution direct-support 40 organization dormitories or residency opportunities, whichever 41 is less. 42 2. For purposes of this paragraph, the term “qualified 43 nonprofit organization” means a nonprofit organization under s. 44 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code which 45 provides one or more dormitories or residency opportunities to 46 students enrolled full-time in a state university or Florida 47 College System institution, primarily supports students that 48 lack financial resources, and has been approved by the board for 49 inclusion in the plan. 50 51 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 52 And the title is amended as follows: 53 Delete lines 3 - 15 54 and insert: 55 1009.98, F.S.; authorizing the transfer of fees 56 associated with dormitory residency to approved 57 qualified nonprofit organizations under certain 58 circumstances; prohibiting transferred fees from 59 exceeding a specified amount; defining the term 60 “qualified nonprofit organization”; providing an 61 effective date.